Detailed B-29 manual with many illustrations and images. August 20, 1943.
“This Handbook contains the basic information re¬ quired for correct operation of the Model B-29 airplane. It should be kept in mind by the operating personnel that this airplane is a relatively new development and contains many intricate mechanisms which are required for the accomplishment of missions for which it was designed.
It is realized that local conditions may in many respects determine the appropriate technique re quired, but care must be taken that the choice of technique does not violate basic rules for operation of this airplane.
This Handbook contains only the information pertinent to operation of the Model B-29 and does not cover the fundamentals of flying.”
Table of Contents
- Power Plant
- Location of Controls
- Operation of Controls
- Night Flying Provisions
- Flight Restrictions
- Pilot’s and Copilot’s Check List
- Engineer’s Check List
- Bombardier’s Check List
- Navigator’s Check List
- Radio Operator’s Check List
- Gunner’s Check List
Emergency Operating Instructions
- Emergency Equipment
- Emergency Exits
- Emergency Operation of Landing Gear
- Emergency Bomb Release
- Emergency Power Transfer Switches
- Emergency Braking System
- Emergency Operation of Wing Flaps
- Emergency Control of Cabin Pressure
- Emergency Oxygen Valves
- Emergency Ignition Control
- Emergency Vacuum Shut-off Valve
- Abandonment Procedures
- Oxygen System
- Hydraulic System
- Cabin Supercharging and Heating
- Electrical Equipment
- Communication Equipment
- Photographic Equipment
- De-icing Equipment
- Miscellaneous Equipment
- Protective Covering
- Appendix I U. S.A.-British Glossary of Aeronautical Nomenclature￼
- Appendix II Flight Operating Data
- Appendix III Cold Weather Operation ￼
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